This hand-sizing tool, developed by Stacey Lee of Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center and Masley Enterprises, will standardize glove sizing for Soldiers. One of the greatest design features of the tool is the stopper that measures a person's index finger. (U.S. Army photos by David Kamm, NSRDEC)
26 September 2012

New hand-sizing tool will standardize Army gloves

When it comes to Soldiers' gloves, one size does not fit all. The Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center partnered with industry to develop a hand-sizing tool that will standardize handwear.

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The Prototype Integration Facility at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center is where the first five "super configuration" mine-resistant, ambush-protected prototype vehicles equipped with Capability Set 13 assets are being built. The MRAP configurations include Soldier Network Extension, Point of Presence, Vehicular Wireless Package, MaxxPro MRAP and MRAP-Lite. (U.S. Army photo by Katie Cain)
2 August 2012

Networked vehicle production in full swing at Detroit Arsenal

Beginning this October, the Army will field the first integrated group of networked technologies — radios, sensors and associated equipment and software — that will for the first time deliver an integrated voice and data capability throughout the entire brigade combat team formation.

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Dr. Claire Gordon and her team spent 18 months collecting the measurements of nearly 12,000 Soldiers as part of their anthropometric study at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. The data gathered will be used in the design and fit of Soldier clothing and individual equipment, and will affect vehicle and aircraft design for years to come. (Photo by David Kamm, NSRDEC)
26 June 2012

Sizing up today’s Soldier

Work being done at the Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center is expected to improve the design and fit of Soldiers' clothing and individual equipment. The data will also help shape future combat vehicles, aircraft and weapon systems.

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